Homewood Public Library

Read for the benefit of others program starts today at Homewood Public Library

When you pick up a book this summer at the Homewood Public Library, you could be helping a local charity through the “Be a Hero in Our Community: Read for a Cause” program.

The library will be donating $500 to three local charities. Donations will be based on how many books are read in the Adult Summer Reading Program. The prizes will be divided between the charities — $250, $150 and $100.

Young and old enjoy tall tales of renowned storytellers

Award-winning storytellers Bill Lepp and Andy Offutt Irwin proved great stories are not confined to books at the Homewood Public Library as they weaved tales for a delighted audience at an April 20 program. 

Veterans Fair proves great way to share information

Veterans were drawn to the Homewood Public Library Saturday for the first Veterans Benefits Fair to gather information and learn from 15 organizations.

Homewood Public Library hosts veterans benefits fair Saturday

After serving in the military, veterans and their families are entitled to various benefits. The Homewood Public Library is hosting a veterans benefits fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25, with organizations that can provide information on veterans’ opportunities and benefits.

New teen center is a gift from Friends of Homewood Library

The second floor east side mezzanine in the Homewood Public Library will soon become a dedicated space for teens thanks to a generous $52,000 gift from the Friends of the Homewood Library.

Old time radio revisited at March 22 Homewood Library program

Take time to relive the live performances of radio programs from the 20th century when the Friends of the Homewood Library present a 2 p.m. show March 22 by Those Were the Days Radio Players at Homewood Public Library.

This group uses original music and scripts from radio plays that were family entertainment before there was television. The audience will get to see how sound effects are done helping listeners believe they’re hearing a story from a dusty ranch or a sinking ship. 

Student sculpture celebrating art on display at H-F area libraries

More than 500 students at local schools helped create the sculpture, which is on view at Flossmoor Public Library through Monday, March 16. It will be moved to Homewood Public Library next week and will finish the month at the Homewood-Flossmoor High School starting March 23.

Early American music featured in March 24 Homewood Library Program

"Music from the Backyard & Front Porch," a show featuring American songs performed by Lauren Pelon using a wide array of instruments, will be presented at 6 p.m. March 24 at the Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway. 

State’s Attorney Alvarez to address human trafficking at March 18 program in Homewood

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez will speak on human trafficking at a 7 p.m. program March 18 at the Homewood Public Library, 17917 Dixie Highway.

A blizzard of stories in the forecast for Tuesday in Homewood

Homewood will be the center of the storytelling world (in the south suburbs, anyway) Tuesday, Feb. 17, as two events will present talented tellers. Nationally known storytellers will headline the events, with Tim Tingle (right) performing Homewood Public Library and Megan Wells (left) topping the program at Homewood Stories.

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